Episode 26: The present, and the future, of online higher ed

For a quarter century — since the Internet’s infancy — Western Governors University has provided online higher education.

On this week’s podcast, Kevin Richert interviews Tonya Drake, regional vice president and chancellor of WGU’s Washington state campus. They talk about online higher education during the pandemic, and WGU’s new partnership with Idaho.

And check out our Soundcloud page for other recent podcasts:

  • Episode 25: An interview with Marlene Tromp
  • Episode 24: A challenging start for new West Ada Superintendent Derek Bub
  • Episode 23: A conversation about crisis and opportunity (guests, Idaho Education Association Executive Director Paul Stark and IEA President Layne McInelly)

Kevin Richert

About Kevin Richert

Senior reporter and blogger Kevin Richert specializes in education politics and education policy. He has more than 30 years of experience in Idaho journalism. He is a frequent guest on KIVI 6 On Your Side; "Idaho Reports" on Idaho Public Television; and "Idaho Matters" on Boise State Public Radio. Follow Kevin on Twitter: @KevinRichert. He can be reached at [email protected]

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